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Event Archive - TONIGHT!: Like A Martyr, Citizens for Airplanes, TARL

Fri. November 6th 2009 The Bourbon (No Minors)
8pm - 11pm doors at 7pm
Tickets at: I.M.U. Productions
Presented by: I.M.U. Productions
. Friday, November 6th IMU presents LIKE A MARTYR, CITIZENS FOR AIRPLANES & TARL @ The Bourbon, 50 West Cordova . Early show 8-11pm sharp / Purchase advance tickets online @

LIKE A MARTYR showcase a freight train of roaring guitars, thunderous vocals and pulsating rhythms combined with shimmering harmonies, memorable melodies and the lost art of the guitar solo. Their versatile sound is influenced by the raw power of Motorhead, the stripped-down blues of Muddy Waters, the primal stomp of the White Stripes and the swagger and conviction of Bruce Springsteen. Their debut full-length "The North" is a diverse collection of powerful and memorable rock tunes that range from raucous and exuberant to emotional and reflective. Like A Martyr is an anxiety-driven neurotic, striving for perfection, drinking and laughing all the while, thumping, clapping, rejoicing, staggering and stomping to their rightful place in the rock n roll mosaic!

CITIZENS FOR AIRPLANES - Built on captivating songwriting and inspiring, high energy shows, Citizens For Airplanes meshes addictive choruses with a fresh take on established rock elements into songs that demand repeating. Their live performances radiate a blinding chemistry, giving the impression that they've been playing together for years, with capacity crowds dancing and singing along at numerous local venues. Breaking away from the usual teenage angst songs, their songs boast a wealth of captivating guitar and keyboard riffs, playful and reflective lyrics with occasionally cheeky overtones, and tight, anthemic harmonies. Driving bass lines provide escape for listeners weary of the redundant music encounters of typical commercial songs, while heavy back beats encourage vigorous head bobbing and hip movement.

TARL is a West Coast singer/songwriter who's time spent at the University of Rock n' Roll has resulted in two full-length independent albums with thousands of copies sold, nationwide airplay, multiple tours, motion picture and video game soundtracks. He's had the honour of sharing the stage with a myriad of great acts including Nickelback, Finger Eleven, Bif Naked, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Default and more. "Tarl has limitless potential, not only as a performer, but as a great singer/songwriter. It's time to bring his music to the masses, where it belongs" -- Tommy Mac / Hedley


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Like A Martyr (Garage Rock)

Stripped down ballsy rock 'n roll. more info

TARL (Rock)

-At age 10 tarl won $5.00 singing “Tomorrow” from “Annie”...dressed like Annie... (you can’t make this stuff up) -Former singer/front man for the successful rock group “SAM”, tarl spearheaded the beginnings of a dream; -two full length independent albums "Greatest Hits Vol. 1"(FACTOR AWARDED) and the self titled "SAM" that has so... more info
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